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59a0131 – 0917   Semioscopis mcdunnoughi Clarke, 1941

Libby & Rick Avis
Distribution: Type locality: Bellingham, WA.
Similar Species:
  • The moths shown here are sufficiently distinctive in appearance to suggest this little known species. However, when similar specimens have had genitalia examined, they could turn out to be a different species of Semioscopis such as S. aurorella or S. megamicrella.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Semioscopis mcdunnoughi Clarke, 1941
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1941. Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 90(3107): 162.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 57; pl. 4.1. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂ (genitalia)
Semioscopis mcdunnoughi
Libby & Rick Avis
Semioscopis mcdunnoughi
Libby & Rick Avis
Semioscopis mcdunnoughi
Libby & Rick Avis
Semioscopis mcdunnoughi
- gen. - Glenn Fine
Semioscopis mcdunnoughi
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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